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Grab your Future @ CCDC

Whatever changes you’re hoping to make or goals you’re trying to achieve, we’ll provide you with sound advice and professional guidance every step of the way.

Mission Statement

Columbia College provides high-quality, relevant, and varied educational programs and opportunities
for the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all members of its community.


Vision of the College

Columbia College strives to provide competitive and responsive professional training programs. It cultivates a student-centered culture that challenges and supports student learning outcomes and offers exceptional hands-on professional enhancement programs. The College focuses on excellence in adult educational curricula and delivery which utilize creative approaches to teaching and learning while incorporating the rich cultural diversity of the D.C Metropolitan area.



Columbia College is about 12 miles west of Washington D.C. The campus is located in Fairfax County of Virginia known for its high household income, high tech economy, and a sophisticated population of more than one million residents. Fairfax County has a reputation for the best public school system in the United States. Also it has wonderful weather and beautiful four seasons.

Challenge to Succeed

Committed to Excellence

Columbia College was established in October 1999 to meet the region’s need to support the growing industry and business. It was offered a Certificate program and an Associate Degree program by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The College was nationally accredited by Council on Occupational Education.
The College was also approved for the training of veterans by the State Department of Veterans Affairs in 2010.

In 2010, the J-1 Visa program for visiting international students and scholars was approved by the U.S. Department of State. Over the years, Columbia College has developed and expanded its program offering to a diverse population of students and curriculum revisions along with, the addition of new facilities and equipment to better serve our students. Today, Columbia College offers eight Associate degrees, nine certificates, and VESL courses to students from over 40 countries globally.

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